Thursday, March 21, 2013

Cheesecake Brownies


What's better than cheesecake?
What's better than a brownie?
The two together...just saying.

Yesterday my knitting group was here.
We have been meeting weekly for several years.
We meet most Wednesdays and alternate
going to each other's homes.
The hostess usually provides
coffee, tea and a little snack.
Yesterday I made

Cheesecake Brownies


Start by making your favorite brownie recipe.


Reserve about 1/2 cup of the batter,
and spread the rest in an 8-inch square baking pan.


In another bowl, beat 8-oz. cream cheese until smooth.
Add 1/4c. + 2T sugar
and beat until fluffy, about 2 minutes.
Add 1 egg and 1t. vanilla, beating well.



Pour the cream cheese mixture on top of the brownie layer in pan
and smooth mixture until it reaches all the edges.



Combine 1T milk with the reserved brownie batter.
Stir well.


Drop spoonfuls on top of the cheesecake layer.


Drag the tip of a knife
through the brownie and the cheesecake layers
to create swirls.


Bake 25-30 minutes, or just until the center is set.
Let cool.
Cut into squares,
Makes 1 dozen Cheesecake Brownies.


What is better than a Cheesecake Brownie?
Eating them with your knitting buddies...
on the first day of Spring!

Happy Spring everyone!

Please join me for
Foodie Friday at Rattlebridge Farm

7 comments:

Elaine @ Sunny Simple Life said...

Oh boy do those look so darn good. I love the marbled look.

Loretta Thomas said...

Ooooo, this looks sooo yummy-delicious! You can rest for sure...I am going to try this one!
Happy Spring!.....

EvalinaMaria said...

I'm drooling... thank you for sharing :)

Shirley said...

Good Morning, Those look so yummy and definitely would go with a cup of coffee, hot tea, or hot chocolate, take your pick. Your blue balls are interesting in the previous post. Have a wonderful day. Hugs and Prayers from Your Missouri Friend.

NanaDiana said...

OMGosh-Do THOSE LOOK GOOD!!! Thanks for a great recipe- xo Diana

Kristen said...

I love Cheesecake Brownies and these look awesome. Pinning this for later to try out.

Kristen
www.chickyscafe.com

Elisabet said...

Oh Dear! I just gained 5lbs reading this post... and my mouth won't stop watering! :D Thanks for sharing, er, I think! :D
Hugs,
Beth P

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